Helpful Posts About Mobile Web
I am delighted to announce that Webvanta has new owners, who have a deep commitment to serving all of Webvanta’s customers. We have been through extensive explorations with potential partners, and the company that now owns Webvanta, Xfive.co Pty Ltd., could not be a better match.
Forms are where the rubber meets the road for most websites. Until a visitor fills out a form, they are just passing through. Forms are where you capture leads, add people to your community, accept requests, and so forth.
If you have been putting off making your website mobile-friendly, now is the time to act. Last week, Google changed its search algorithm to lower the rankings of sites that aren't mobile friendly, when the search is performed on a phone.
Rather than starting with a desktop site and slimming it down to create a mobile version, the mobile-first approach begins with a mobile design, and then adds to that for the desktop version. Virgin America has been testing a new site that takes this approach to its limit.
About 33 million smartphones were shipped in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2014. To appreciate what an awesome number this is, consider that only 14.3 million PCs were shipped in the same period. That's more than two smartphones for every PC.
IBM has published a detailed report on Black Friday online sales that provides an intriguing snapshot of growing mobile web usage.
Building a responsive site adds new challenges for web designers and developers. You need to consider how columns shrink and shift as the screen size changes, as well as how images are scaled. User interface components such as navigation bars, tabs, and carousels must also adapt to varying screen sizes. Fortunately, you don't need to figure all this out from scratch. Two years ago, Twitter open-sourced a framework that the company created for its website redesign, and named it Bootstrap.